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Originally published 17Apr2008

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filming doco in Mullum & news

Hi Folks

A student film-maker named Ty from ANU will be making a doco about MCAN for YouTube. He will be in Mullumbimby tomorrow afternoon and at Mullumbimby Market this Sat (19 April)10 - 11 am. This is your chance for worldwide exposure of your opinions on Woolworths! Call me 66843723 if you want your spot booked.

This is our second movie this week - on Monday Susie Forster of Byron Bay Multimedia made a short drama with teenagers about food miles. This will also be on YouTube in a few weeks - and our website!

TELSTRA SITE QUESTIONNAIRE
Duncan Dey has collated the information from 92 forms that were filled in on the community's preferred use of the Telstra Site. The favourite option was a covered Community Market and & Farmers' Market; joint second fave went to Community Gardens and Ethical Food Co-op. He will now present the findings to Byron Shire Council.

GOOD NEWS!
Inspiring article: Village turns its back on supermarkets and grows local
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=559580&in_page_id=1770

Also WalMart abandons 45 stores - 19 of these killed by citizen's groups
http://nzfooddaily.co.nz/Default.aspx?tabid=53&articleType=ArticleView&articleId=1511

Both these links (among others)are on our website www.mullumaction.org

Our slogan competition has officially closed, but you can still send in your ideas, like "Buy Local - Save a Farmer". Email: mullumslogan@yahoo.com

WANTED: Funds for professional help in our campaign
and volunteers for our Information Stall next to flower shop on Wed and Fridays 3 - 5.30 (at the moment the stall is not operating on those days).

Thanks everyone who came and supported our last public meeting - 200 was a good turnout - full details on our website.

More news next week
Cheers
Deborah



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